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Commonwealth Honors College, in partnership with the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, will welcome Derrick E. White, PhD, visiting associate professor of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College, to UMass Amherst. Professor White will discuss his work involving... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Human Performance Lab in Engineering is holding an Open Hour and Lab Tour. Visitors may: Experience the driving simulator Talk to students who do research in this area Recommended for students looking for independent studies and senior theses!
Are you a student considering graduate study in the U.K. for a one-year master’s degree or doctorate? Come to this information session to learn about your options for graduate study in the United Kingdom. University of Warwick’s (England) Regional Officer Sarah Jamieson will share valuable info on... Read More
  Worried about your senior thesis/project? Don't be! We are here to help guide you through it. Visit our second information session in a series of thesis workshops which will be held throughout the year. Commonwealth Honors College graduate Hadiya Williams will discuss how she came up with her... Read More
Have you considered a career in public service? Are you interested in learning more about leadership? Do you want to gain hands-on experience, expand your professional network, and jump-start your career? Join UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL)!  What is UWiL? UWiL is a competitive leadership... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Learn about the Udall Scholarship — a funded opportunity for sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. This info session includes the ins and outs of the application process, and an opportunity to ask questions. ... Read More
The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a... Read More
Learn about the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship which awards up to $30,000 to juniors or 3rd-year students with a senior standing who are pursuing graduate studies in public service-related fields. Find out about the scholarship application process and get all your questions answered.... Read More
The student deadline to apply for Honors Research Grants or Research Assistant Fellowships for Fall 2018 is Monday, October 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m.   Guidelines and link to online application system: https://www.honors.umass.... Read More

Announcements

Seeking nominations for the Fall 2018 Rising Research Awards. Rising Researchers are exceptional UMass Amherst undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership and impact in their chosen area of study.  Impact can take the form of research results/scholarly publications; innocation/... Read More
Do you know a faculty member deserving of recognition? They could be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.  The Spotlight Scholar Program recognizes faculty members whose research, scholarship, or creative activity really... Read More

Honors College Events

December 2nd, 9:30AM to 12:00PM, Downtown Northampton The Hot Chocolate Run is a community celebration of Safe Passage, the Hampshire County organization addressing domestic violence. Run or walk to support Safe... Read More
November 7, 7:00PM to 8:30PM, CHC Events Hall Are you looking for career advice? Do you need to practice your networking skills and learn more about the expectations of today’s graduates in the workforce? Connect with UMass Alumni from various industries and discuss career options to become better... Read More
Commonwealth Honors College, in partnership with the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, will welcome Derrick E. White, PhD, visiting associate professor of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College, to UMass Amherst. Professor White will discuss his work involving... Read More
Driving automation systems, also known as self-driving cars, hold much promise in terms of reducing traffic crashes. However, before these systems are unleashed on the road, we first need to understand how people will react to the new technology. Dr. Shannon C. Roberts, an Assistant Professor in... Read More
This information session will teach students how to best use the library resources to help in their research project. Undergraduate Education Librarian and Ph.D. Candidate Kate Freedman will present on "The Library is Your Friend: How to Streamline the Research Process." 
Join Dr. Thomas Meagher, visiting assistant professor from the Department of Philosophy and Political Science at Quinnipiac University, for his keynote lecture during this fall's DuBois Research Day. 

Internships and Employment

Seeking an undergraduate student to assist the conference coordinator in planning and implementing the 25th Annual Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference.  Hourly rate: $12/hour For details about the positions, please see the full... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

DON'T LET FLU or MENINGITIS BUG UMASS! Flu season is almost here, and so are the University Health Services (UHS) campus flu clinics. Help protect our UMass community by getting vaccinated, it's quick and easy! The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that everyone over the age of six... Read More
Interested in learning about professional opportunities in the Life Sciences and Biotech? Come to the Life Sciences and Biotech Internship and Career Fair where the College of Natural Sciences will host over 35 companies in related fields. Bring resumes and dress professionally. Go to Handshake to... Read More